DEGENERATED DISCS AND KNEE PAIN REDUCE QUALITY OF LIFE;
CHIROPRACTIC IMPROVES IT
Degenerated discs and degenerated knees are not
such strange-bedfellows. They are cases
of musculoskeletal diseases and spinal malalignment that are contribute
to a lesser quality of life
for older folks. Concerns like low back pain, lumbar
spinal stenosis, knee pain because of osteoarthritis, decreased
lumbar lordosis (visible on xray), and enlarged
sagittal vertical alignment (visible on xray) influence
a person’s quality of life. Lumbar spinal stenosis and knee osteoarthritis are
the most significant issues for patients having a poorer
quality of life. (1) Another report links the disc height of the L1/L2,
L2/L3, and L3/L4 to knee pain with L2/L3 being the most strongly linked.
(2) The old “Dem Bones” song holds true! Everything is connected!
degenerated disc may be connected to a
degenerated knee. Family & Sports Chiropractic of St. Francisville understands
the connection and is here to help.
CHIROPRACTIC TIP OF THE MONTH: Extruded Discs May Regress!
Extruded discs - discs whose jellylike centers leak out – are apt to be a bit worrisome
than disc bulges to their owners, but in a new report
they regressed with conservative, non-surgical care! At about 17 months of
care, 75% of extrusions completely regressed, 15%
partially regressed, and 10% did show any resolution.
90% did! Plus, those patients whose discs regressed
also reported significantly improved NRS pain scores,
symptoms and disability issues. (3) Family & Sports Chiropractic of St. Francisville relieves pain from
extruded discs! They do not
Listen to this discussion on care of the extruded
disc with Cox® Technic on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr.
Michael Johnson as Dr.
Ted Siciliano shares this case of a disc extrusion in a weight lifter he positively
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